ZW3D, ALL-IN-ONE, AFFORDABLE CAD/CAM
ZW3D, an integrated CAD/CAM solution designed for the complete product development process, features the fastest kernel for Solid-surface Hybrid Modeling, non-solid mold parting and smart CNC Machining tactics from 2 axis to 5 axis. It brings customers multiple benefits such as reduced costs, optimized design workflow and improved efficiency. And it covers the whole product development cycle from product planning to manufacturing.

ZW3D delivers an easy-to-use Ribbon interface and workflow, flexible–efficient 3D design capabilities, and a productive assembly performance. With well-defined sketches, detail parts and assemblies to 2D drawing, ZW3D takes designers from concept design all the way to finished products. Not only can you access quality tools to create smooth surface models and sheet metal parts, but you can also deal with point data or STL data with built-in reverse engineering. ZW3D gives you productive design with ease.

Convenient File Management

The ZW3D file (*.Z3/VX) is a multi-object file. It can hold many different objects: parts, assemblies, 2D drawings and CAM plans as you need. It acts like a folder, making it easier to manage. Also a single-object file is provided to meet different requirements.

Smart & Friendly Sketch

Most product design begins with two-dimensional sketches, which can drive feature geometry. All the tools to draw well-defined sketches are available. Additionally to conventional tools, you have various other useful tools to speed up sketch drawing.
Ready-sketch provides many different geometry symbols, helping    designers save drawing time.
Trace profile delivers a very flexible method to deal with interconnecting    sketch geometry, without using the trim operation.
Smart dimension & smart constraint help designers quickly generate a    well-defined sketch.

Sketch doctor helps designers to inquire about connectivity,analyze    and solve constraints.

Flexible & Efficient 3D Modeling

ZW3D is different to traditional 3D CAD software tools as it offers an unique product design experience, based on Solid & Surface Feature Hybrid Modeling technology. Combined with parametric modeling and Direct Edit, you can enjoy more efficient design.

• Based on ZW3D’s unique OverdriveTM kernel, Solid-Surface Hybrid    Modeling allows Boolean operations between solid geometry    and surface geometry, which makes design more flexible as solids    are not required.
Parametric modeling gives designers full control to easily edit    feature geometry.
Direct Edit modeling offers more flexible tools to modify geometry    quickly on native or imported models without history regeneration.
• Provides flexible surface modeling tools to create smooth    product models.
• Many powerful modeling tools deliver more design possibilities,
   and give designers a constant stream of innovation, such as:
   Morph , Wrap , and Emboss .

Productive Assembly Design

Easy-to-use assembly capabilities help designers manage assembly and check large assembly design in order to accelerate design process and improve productivity.

• Easily deal with large assemblies, including Top-Down design and    Bottom-Up design.
Interference check and dynamic section tools provide clear, visualized    interference results to help designers identify errors early.
• With animation tools, designers can demonstrate the design’s basic    operation as they would with a real life product. This can be saved as a    *.AVI video.

2D Sheet

2D Sheet is directly linked with a 3D model, so updates to the 3D model can be automatically reflected in the 2D sheet. This saves design time and reduces human errors.

• Automatically create2D associative viewswith projection, sectioning    and detailing.
Dimensions and Annotations include ANSI, ISO, DIN, JIS and GB    standard, as well as support for custom.
Generate the Bill of Material, Hole & Electrode tables with    auto-ballooning.
Easy to customize the Symbol, Hatch pattern and 2D sheet templates.

Additional Modules

• Sheet Metal

Easy to create many different sheet metal features, such as: flange, lofted flange, dimple, and louver. It is also possible to fold or unfold solids or open geometry in ZW3D using the Solid & Surface Hybrid Modeling technology more tutorial.   More tutorials>>

• Reverse Engineering

With built-in reverse engineering, designers can use STL, points, and scan data to build surface or 3D models, as well as prepare models for CNC machining by refining meshes, building surfaces and repairing gaps. This could then be linked with a 3D printer to create a real model.

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Solid-Surface Hybrid Modeling: Future Trends of 3D CAD Modeling

Solid-Surface Hybrid Modeling, developed on ZW3D’s OverdriveTM kernel, combines the traits of both solid modeling and surface modeling technologies to enable flexible and convenient 3D CAD designing.
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Boosting Mold Design with ZW3D CAD/CAM

Are you suffering the various frustrations during mold design process? Are you troubled by tedious core & cavity splitting? ZW3D can help to provide a productive workflow during mold design process as a time saver.
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Manufacturing Better Product Smartly with ZW3D CAM

ZW3D CAM, powered by the unique QuickMillTM technology, can assist you to machine smartly and efficiently with seamless collaboration between CAD & CAM.
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Speeding Up CNC Machining with ZW3D Tool Path Editor

Tool Path Editor, a tool embedded in ZW3D CAD/CAM 2014 allowing further modification of the tool path, can reduce programming time and boost CNC machining with commands like ReOrder, Trim, Extend and Transform.
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Enjoy Convenient and Flexible Product Design with ZW3D

ZW3D, powered by the unique Solid-Surface Hybrid Modeling, can speed up the product process and boost design productivity with the shortened learning curve and the flexibility of design.
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Secrets on Simplifying Mechanical Design Procedures

ZW3D, empowered by parametric technology and all-in-one CAD/CAM solution, can simplify mechanical designing by supporting synchronization of changes on parts, assembly and CNC programs, saving leads time with reduced communication cost.
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Solid-Surface Hybrid Modeling: Future Trends of 3D CAD Modeling


With the innovation of computer aided design technology, it is easier than ever to express the world three-dimensionally. The technology of 3-demensional modeling is ever-developing with diversified modeling approaches like wireframe modeling, solid / surface modeling, feature modeling and synchronous technology. ZW3D CAD/CAM software presents users with solid-surface hybrid modeling technology, developed on the foundation of ZW3D kernel - OverdriveTM, resulting in great 3D CAD modeling flexibility.

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Boosting Mold Design with ZW3D CAD/CAM


With the requirements of users continuously increasing, mold design at the present time faces more challenges than ever, such as the low efficiency in quotation, core and cavity separation, mold design and so on. ZW3D functions as both perfect time saver for quotation and reliable booster for mold design, improving the mold design efficiency greatly.

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Manufacturing Better Product Smartly with ZW3D CAM


Currently, it costs a lot to educate CAM beginners to become experienced users , so what is really imperative is to make the CAM systems smarter and easier to use. In ZW3D, if you want to machine the holes with different tools, you can use the tactic technology by few clicks.

In CAM, ZW3D greatly enhances machining and makes it smarter and easier to use. With the application of the design for manufacturing by which the CAM tool path will be updated whenever the CAD data is updated, ZW3D help greatly shorten the CAM machining process by understanding the CAD design.

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Speeding Up CNC Machining with ZW3D Tool Path Editor


During machining, perfect parts always require great manufacturing skills. However, generation of accurate tool paths is a quite time-consuming work, which could be extremely troublesome without the help of good tools. In ZW3D, if you want to generate a tool path, you can always rely on a perfect functionality - Tool Path Editor, to do this job without complex operations.

ZW3D can help you to greatly reduce programming time with Tool Path Editor and makes it simpler and smarter to produce a perfect tool path for machining. With the power of ReOrder, Trim, Extend and Transform, the time spent on adjusting the parameters and recalculation will be greatly reduced.

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Enjoy Convenient and Flexible Product Design with ZW3D


Normally speaking, most people are fancy about products with eye-catching shapes. Thus, designing products with strong visual impact becomes crucial to designers, making market competition tenser and tenser.

Featuring diversified modeling capabilities, like Solid-Surface Hybrid Modeling technology, Flex Tools and Morph Tool etc., ZW3D CAD/CAM enables designers to realize their wild creation flexibly and efficiently with shortened learning curve, saved leads time and reduced cost.

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Secrets on Simplifying Mechanical Design Procedures


Featured with parametric technology, ZW3D can boost mechanical design by synchronizing any modifications made on a mechanical part with their relevant parts family and assembly.

In addition, apart from providing a library of standard parts, ZW3D also offers some handy tools to do some personalized designs, such asembeddedlogos and transitions of the contour. With ZW3D, designers can use wrapping to map mechanical parts with logos, adjust the transition of the connection with a few clicks, and transform the parts in seconds to easily build part family for future use.

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